Orbologists Dr. Alex Paterson and Thomas Fehlmann are in their lab putting together a massive sound worm by hand for the anniversary of Berlin's elite training ground, Shitkatapult. A lot will be sorely missed, but there's no other way it could be done!
A comprehensive overview of works spanning 20 years of label history, from the heyday of electronic music to its established conflation – beyond all recognition – in 2017, would not really be a mix as such.
And such is the intent of this compilation: a DJ mix or, better yet, a radio mix or radio show. As they often did, the Orb liked to operate right at the convolutions and interfaces between work and quote, between interpretation and punctuation. That's exactly what we have here – a fine, easy hour of music from the Orbital of Shitkatapult - The Orb Chronicles (20 Years Shitkatapult) Featuring (in mix order): Hamburger dub specialist Fenin opens the show with a darkly ambient hall 'Adeto'....... more